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Team Leads for Downstream Drug Product

15.5.2022 | Avoimet työpaikat

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We at FinVector are looking for Team Leads for Downstream and Drug Product teams!

Our Manufacturing department consists of 4 manufacturing streams and supportive operations. In Downstream we perform the purification of different virus products by using different filtration and chromatographic purification methods that are selected during the process development.  Drug Product team is focusing on aseptic fill and finish activities, such as formulation, filling and packaging operations  as well as preliminary preparation (washing, autoclaving) processes.

Your daily tasks consists of:

  • Your main responsibility is to lead a team of Specialists and/or Operators
  • Supervising production activities. You ensure that production activities comply with appropriate current GMP, safety and cost standards
  • Manage all related personnel actions in your area of responsibility, including setting of objectivities, motivating and training.
  • Implement production priorities based on established weekly schedule and make daily assignments: shift schedules, resource planning, ensuring requisition of materials, and equipment maintenance
  • Interpret specifications and make judgements about the acceptability of production in process
  • Follow-up on CAPAs and deviations to identify root causes, avoid overdue closure and re-occurrence
  • Review and approve cGMP documentation on the area of responsibility

Your profile:

  • A degree in Pharmacy, Chemistry, Engineering, Biosciences or other related field
  • Previous experience in pharmaceutical industry, experience in aseptic and/or GMP-work is a plus
  • Able to set direction, define suitable course of action, and delegate responsibilities in a practical manner.
  • Proficient at planning ,efficient in time management and good at organizing needed resources
  • A systematic and precise working method but also open for changes and development
  • Capable of producing clear, easily understandable and accurate documentation in English
  • Good at building relations within the organization and communicate at all levels of the organization
  • Preferably earlier experience in managerial position
  • Most importantly, as a Team Lead you need to have passion for people and inspire, support and develop your team!

Our Manufacturing department is working in shifts, but you would be mainly working during normal office hours with flexi time arrangement.

We offer you active and lively work community with highly skilled and experienced personnel in gene therapy manufacturing. We provide you a wide induction training, a warm welcome and a possibility for personal development.

Please apply by 18 May!

For more information, please contact Elisa Kajander (Downstream) tel. 044-5019513 or Henri Sormunen (Drug Product) tel. 040-7770677. You’ll reach Elisa and Henri on weekdays during office hours.

QC Technician

13.4.2022 | Avoimet työpaikat

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We at FinVector keep growing and we are now looking for Technicians to reinforce our Quality Control team. We are looking employees for cell culturing and general analytics’ tasks.

Quality Control team is responsible for in-process and release testing of the manufactured batches in order to prove they are acceptable for patient use. In Quality Control by analysing our products, you will ensure their quality and the patient safety. If you enjoy a work that requires accuracy and systematic grip, you might be the one we are looking for.  

Your main responsibility is to conduct in-house testing analytics in our Quality Control labs including sampling, running the assays and finally reporting the results. In addition, you will be responsible to update related QC documentation and participate in investigations according GMP regulations. 

In order to succeed, you will need to have a degree in Laboratory Technology or Bioanalyst (laboratory assistant or comparable) and have a good command of English (oral and written). Your work style is accurate and you should also easily adjust to changing situations and be interested in developing your skills. But first and foremost, we are looking for an easy-going colleague, who obtains a can do- attitude. Expertise in equipment technique and with PCR is considered as an advantage.

Our QC team is working in shifts.

Your employment is permanent and we would like you to start preferably before / in early summer. We offer you an active and lively work community with highly skilled and experienced personnel in gene therapy manufacturing. Working with us, you are entitled to good employment benefits, such as extensive occupational health-care and we support your physical and cultural free-time activities. We provide you wide initial training and a warm welcome. FinVector is located in vibrant Kuopio, which offers a safe living environment, friendly atmosphere and clean nature.

Apply by 24th April! We’ll start interviewing candidates during application period.

For more information, please contact Quality Control Manager Maria Aatonen tel. 045 111 5242 on Wednesday to Friday during 11:00-15:00.

Downstream Specialists

16.1.2022 | Avoimet työpaikat

https://www.sympahr.net/public/pq.aspx?623af2a7&lang=en-US

We keep growing and we are now looking for Downstream Specialists to reinforce our Manufacturing team.

Downstream is one of the four Manufacturing Streams. Downstream team focuses on the purification of the drug substance. We use chromatographic and filtration purification methods in our biological manufacturing process. The process itself is run by programmed production equipment.

Your primary responsibilities as Specialist include documentation of GMP operations and performing manufacturing operations hands-on in cleanroom environment according current GMP guidelines. The focus of documentation is on SOPs, deviations, change controls and CAPAs. You will also be the first support contact for the manufacturing operators.

It is an advantage if you already have some experience in GMP-work and/or you have knowledge on quality systems.

You could be the person if..

  • You enjoy the combination of hands-on work and documentation.
  • You produce clear, easily understandable and accurate documentation in English.
  • Your working style is precise and you achieve objectives set to you in a timely manner.
  • You pay attention to details but you also easily manage entities.
  • You want to develop yourself and become an expert in your own field.

In order to succeed, you would need a degree in the field of biotechnology, engineering, biochemistry, chemistry or any other related field of study.

As a person, we would like you to be open-minded towards new challenges and spread good team spirit. You also need to communicate fluently both in written and spoken English.

Our Manufacturing team is working in shifts.

Your employment is permanent and we would like you to start preferably in February. We offer you active and lively work community with highly skilled and experienced personnel in gene therapy manufacturing. Working with us, you are entitled to good employment benefits, such as extensive occupational health-care and we support your physical and cultural free-time activities. We provide you wide initial training and a warm welcome. FinVector is located in vibrant Kuopio, which offers a safe living environment, friendly atmosphere and clean nature.

Apply by 24th January!

For more information, please contact Team Lead Johanna Hiltunen tel. 044 430 4674 or Vesa Huusko tel. 040 736 4399 on Wednesday to Friday during 11:00-15:00.

QC Manager – FinVector Oy

15.7.2021 | Avoimet työpaikat

https://www.sympahr.net/public/pq.aspx?816287c9&lang=en-US

We are looking for a QC Manager to lead and reinforce our Quality Control team.

Suitable candidate has previous experience in managing people and analytical lab work. Understanding of quality systems and pharmaceutical industry are seen as a plus.

Your main responsibilities include managing the overall work of the QC department and overseeing QC activities. As QC Manager you are establishing priorities, monitoring the progress of all assigned tasks, allocating resources and ensuring that the tasks meet milestones and deadlines.  

You could be the person if…

You are able to set direction, define suitable course of action, and delegate responsibilities in a practical manner. Moreover, you are proficient at planning, efficient in time management and good at organizing needed resources.

You are able to make clear decisions and take responsibility over tasks and people

You are resourceful and able to apply your expertise in QC activities. You share your knowledge to the team and organization.

You are able to work in a systematic and strategic manner to achieve objectives. You are able to see future prospects and have overall vision of your own responsibility area.

You are good at building relations within the organization and you find it easy to communicate at all levels of the organization. You understand different functions in the organization and the links between them.

Most importantly, as QC Manager you need to inspire, support and develop your team!

In order to succeed, you would need a degree in the field of laboratory, bioanalytics, cell biology, biochemistry or any other related field of study. You also need to communicate fluently both in written and spoken English.

The position is permanent and we hope that you are able to join our team in September. This role is new in our organization due to our ongoing growth.

We offer you an active and lively work community with diverse staff. We provide you occupational health-care and we support your well-being by ePassi-account. Furthermore, we will support your personal development.

Please apply by 1.8.2021!

For more information, please contact Anna-Kaisa Lehtivarjo, tel. 050-3407250. You’ll reach Anna-Kaisa from 19.7. on during office hours.


Analytical Development Scientist – FinVector Oy

15.7.2021 | Avoimet työpaikat

https://www.sympahr.net/public/pq.aspx?c5795d9c&lang=en-US

We are looking for Analytical Development Scientist to our growing MSAT team.

MSAT stands for Manufacturing, Science and Technology. At MSAT we have three core functions that oversee Analytical development, Manufacturing process development and Chemistry, Manufacturing and Controls (CMC) management.

The Analytical Development team is in charge of development, optimization and validation of new analytical procedures and/or optimization of the current established ones. MSAT also supports regulatory filings to enable robust clinical and commercial supply, health authority communication, due diligence and business development opportunities. 

Your primary responsibility as an Analytical Development Scientist is to be a Subject Matter Expert (SME) for assigned assays. You will focus on assay development by using analytical models to support root cause investigations and evaluating process improvements.

It is an advantage if you already have some experience of GMP-work and/or you are familiar with quality systems. Moreover, experience in cell culture assays will help you to get into the work more easily.

You could be the person if…

You produce clear, easily understandable and accurate documentation in English.

You have good skills in analyzing data, both verbal and numeric. You are also seeking new information to solve challenges and make decisions based on the data.

You are able to innovate new ideas, approaches and views. You also enjoy developing yourself.

Your work approach is precise and you achieve objectives set to you in a timely manner.

In order to succeed, you would need a degree in the fields of biosciences, cell biology, chemistry, biochemistry, biotechnology or any other related field of study.

As a person, we would like you to be open-minded towards new challenges and spread good team spirit. You also need to communicate fluently both in written and spoken English.

We hope you to start in September 2021.

We offer you active and lively work community with highly skilled and experienced personnel in gene therapy manufacturing. Working with us, you are entitled to good employment benefits, such as extensive occupational health-care and ePassi- account. We provide you a wide induction training and a warm welcome.

Apply by 1.8.2021!

For more information, please contact Minna Hassinen, tel. 050-4336447. You’ll reach Minna 8.-16.7.2021 during office hours.